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Ark System Works has released DLC character Bridget as part of Season Pass 2 for the fighting game Guilty Gear -Strive-. Possibly as a result of Bridget’s debut, the Steam version of the game has seen a huge surge in players.
In a question about Bandai Namco's Gundam metaverse, the company was asked if they were thinking about support for new blockchain and NFT technology. They responded by saying that they are looking into it while considering how necessary those technologies are for connecting fans and not for speculative investment purposes.
Japanese food manufacturer Ajigen has announced that its new gaming snacks, Gaming SABACHi, will go on sale in Japan starting September 5. SABACHi is made of 70% mackerel and Ajigen claims the snack works perfectly as a nutritional supplement for when you are gaming.
There are a subset of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 players that have been struggling to cross the ropes placed around the game’s world. In Xenoblade Chronicles 3, a Field Skill called Rope Sliding allows players to slide down ropes strung across gaps from high places.
FromSoftware has released a new Ver.1.06 update for Elden Ring. Notable changes include new functions added to matchmaking and nerfs made to popular weapon skills like “Bloodhound's Step” and “Corpse Piler.”
Koishi Navigation Desktop Youkai features Koishi in the role of a desktop pet. The app also includes a chat function where Koishi will reply to certain words that are typed into the chat window. There is even an online chat function where you can interact with other users of the app.
CyberConnect2 has announced the live-action TV series Chaser Game. The show is scheduled to premiere in Japan on September 8. Chaser Game revolves around a game creator who has been promoted to a management position after working as a developer for 9 years.
The Pokémon Company recently revealed new information regarding the upcoming mainline titles Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. This includes the reveal of Grusha, a new gym leader who has exploded in popularity and become the subject of a surge of Pokémon fanart.
Alice’s Warped Wonderland:Recollection is a Nintendo Switch version of the horror text-adventure game Alice’s Warped Wonderland. The original version found success in Japan for its unique brand of charm.
Morodashi sumo matches are fought with a variety of techniques, such as grabbing, thrusting, and leaping. The competitor who successfully removes their opponent’s mawashi (loincloth) and achieves “morodashi” (exposing their privates) is crowned the victor.
Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced that service for The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls will end on March 30, 2023, at 3 p.m. (JST). The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls has been in operation for over 10 years since 2011.
A new title in the Fatal Fury series has been announced by SNK. In the teaser trailer, we can see some key art for the game and characters that look to be the series staples such as Billy Kane and Geese Howard.
There are no further plans to add additional characters or balance changes to Dragon Ball FighterZ. While this may sound like the end of development for the game, they also revealed their intention to add rollback netcode to Dragon Ball FighterZ
ONI: Road to be the Mightiest Oni is a 3D action game that tells the Japanese folktale of Momotaro but with a twist. In the original tale, the hero Momotaro works together with his animal companions to defeat a band of evil oni (demons). But in ONI: Road to be the Mightiest Oni the protagonist is one of the oni rather than Momotaro.
Toshi Densetsu Kaitai Center is a mystery adventure game in which players unravel urban myths. The game tells the story of the Urban Myth Deconstruction Center which conducts investigations on mysterious creatures and the occult.
Schrödinger's Call is an “Uncertainty Adventure” game that takes place in a world where all of humanity has gone extinct with the exception of the protagonist, a young girl named Mary. However, despite being the last person alive, Mary still receives phone calls. These calls come from the deceased who are feeling lonely and seek someone to talk to.
Yasumi Matsuno, producer of the original Tactics Ogre and developer involved with the upcoming Tactics Ogre: Reborn, tweeted a screenshot of a character named “Mustached Sakaguchi Spinal Cord Sword.” Sakaguchi as in Hironobu Sakaguchi, the creator of Final Fantasy.
Nintendo recently sent their summer greeting email to Nintendo account holders in Japan. And as usual, the email includes an image of Mario. This time having some summer fun with his nipples on display for all to see.
Gigabash launched for PS4, PS5, and PC (Steam and Epic Games Store). However, it quickly became apparent that the game was listed on the PlayStation Store at an incorrect price, which the company acknowledged on Twitter. This is the second game in around a week to face this issue.
Professional gamer Daigo Umehara announced that he has entered a new partnership with Hit Box, bringing together the biggest name in Japan’s professional gaming scene and the most popular name in all-button arcade controllers.
Inti Creates has announced Grim Guardians: Demon Purge for PC (Steam), Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. Grim Guardians: Demon Purge is a 2D action game starring Gal*Gun’s Kamizono sisters.
Heaven Burns Red, currently available on smartphones, is an RPG with the main scenario written by Jun Maeda, known for titles such as Air and Clannad. The game is unique in the way it combines highly comedic dialogue, reminiscent of bishoujo games of the 2000s, with an emotionally stirring story.
FIMMIGRM is a music creation service that generates songs using AI. The service uses an AI that uses machine learning to analyze the characteristics of hit songs, to create a variety of different melodies and chord progressions. The service allows for songs to be purchased for a low price without any of the hassles that normally come with rights management.
Square Enix has officially announced Tactics Ogre: Reborn for PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam). It’s a remake of the tactical RPG Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together and is set to launch on November 11.

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